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Chevereto-Free allows you to create a full-featured image hosting website on your own server. It's your hosting and your rules, say goodbye to closures and restrictions.

Project status

Starting on 2021-10 the Chevereto organization won't be in charge of this project and the repo ownership will be transferred to @rodber.



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About this fork

Chevereto-Free is forked from Chevereto V3.16.2 in which only basic features are preserved. This fork was created for personal usage and small communities.

👉 This fork removes

  • Social Network Login
  • External Storage Servers
  • Likes and Followers
  • Manage Banners
  • Multi-language Support
  • Moderation
  • Bulk Content Importing

👉 This fork misses

  • Installer tooling
  • All non-security updates added in V3.17, V3.18 and V3.20 including:
    • 360 images
    • Nested albums
    • ImageMagick support
    • Improved sharing options
    • User interface upgrade
    • 12FA Support
    • CLI API



  • PHP 7.4
  • MySQL 5.7 / 8 - MariaDB 10
  • Apache HTTP Web Server
    • mod_rewrite

Composer-based installation

composer create-project rodber/chevereto-free . \
        "url": "",
        "type": "vcs"
    }' \
    --remove-vcs \

Manual installation

  • Pick the latest release
  • Download the tagged $ release artifact
  • Unzip the release in your target public web-server directory


HTTP self-update

  • Go to /dashboard
  • Click on "Check for updates"
  • Follow the on-screen process

Manual update

See Manual Installation


Copyright Rodolfo Berríos Arce - AGPLv3.

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